On behalf of the Office for Equity and Diversity at the University of Minnesota, we'd like to draw your attention to the online application for our Puckett Scholarship. The Puckett Scholars Program was created in 1994 by Kirby and Tonya Puckett to provide scholarships for incoming first-year students from Minnesota. Any high school senior from the state of Minnesota who … [Read more...]
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Free Kidney Screening Offered by the National Kidney Foundation Over 26 million Americans have kidney disease and most don’t know it. A quick screening from the National Kidney Foundation can help assess your kidney health. March is National Kidney Month and the National Kidney Foundation is urging all Americans to assess their risk for kidney disease. If you have … [Read more...]
In support of financial literacy initiatives, COUNTRY Financial® has partnered with Minnesota Council on Economic Education to present the Money Smart Teen Essay Contest. April is financial literacy month and Money Smart Week will take place across the nation to help consumers better manage their personal finances. Students in the Twin Cities area (Hennepin and Ramsey … [Read more...]
Legislation would weaken Medicare, hike insurance premiums on those who can least afford it, and give tax breaks to big drug companies Washington, DC — In a statement today AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond announced AARP's opposition to the House plan that would make harmful changes to our current health care system such as shortening the life of … [Read more...]
In 1987 Congress passed a public law designating March as Women’s History Month. The president also issued a proclamation and requested the United Stated to observe March by conducting various activities and ceremonies, which acknowledge their accomplishments. Throughout the years, women have worked hard to obtain various opportunities and we would like to acknowledge … [Read more...]